- Original source material relating to Thornbury, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
Museum - as well as describing the Museum's holdings, this site has a brief
account of Thornbury, The Town - "The Historic Borough and Town of
- Comprehensive transcriptions of MIs in Thornbury are available on
the Thornbury Roots
website. Added 3 Jul 2006.
- A transcription of Thornbury Marriages missing from Phillimore's
Gloucestershire Vol. XV is available from the
Bristol & Avon Family History Society
website - see their section on 'Downloads'. Added 8 Feb 2008.
- Scribes Alcove - a
site to enable searches of baptism, marriage and burial indexes from six
Gloucestershire parishes: Berkeley, Thornbury, Oldbury-upon-Severn,
Hill, Stone & Rockhampton.
The period covered for St Mary the Virgin's Church is 1737-1881C;
1700-1900M (except 1719-1728); 1700-1900B.
- Snippet from the parish register:
"NB On Saturday March the Eleventh 1780, Bread was brought
from Iron Acton to Thornbury, and sold at the following Rate: viz.
Best Wheaten, Twelve pounds weight for one shilling, Best Household
Whn, Fourteen (pounds) for one shilling. At wch
time Bread was made and sold in Thornbury, at much lesser weight, at
the same price." - ex. RRL, 1988.
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